70's

Peters Australia Mork Food Yogurt

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During the peak of Mork & Mindy TV fever in 1979, Peters Ice Cream Australia released a licensed frozen yogurt known as “Mork Food”. It featured a great cartoon version of Robin William’s Mork character, with some of his sayings and catchphrases on the side. I’m not sure what other flavours were released, let me […]

70's

Star Wars Painting Design Book

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Toltoys Star Wars Painting Design Book This is the hard to find Toltoys Australia version of the Star Wars Painting Design Book, known as Kenner’s Dip Dots in the US. There is a New Zealand Toltoys logo box as well, but that one is nearly identical to the US Dip Dots version. Issued in 1978.

70's

Doctor Down Under – Doctor Who Ice Cream & Showbag

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Doctor Who has enjoyed a close relationship with Australia since the very beginning, with several key writers, a popular companion (Tegan) and even the composer of the famous theme music being Aussies. The show enjoyed a loyal following on the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) from 1964 until the end of the original series in 1989. […]

70's

Steve Austin Snaps!

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1970’s Toltoys Six Million Dollar Man Model Kits Issued outside Australia by Fundimensions, these great unpainted snap-together kits featured Steve Austin wrestling an alligator in “Jaws of Doom” and lifting a gorilla in “Fight for Survival”, which I presume is named for the ape! The best feature of these for the unskilled modeller (such as […]

70's

MEGO Toltoys Action Jackson Accessories Flyer

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Recently dug up this cool double sided Toltoys promotional flyer featuring three 1970’s MEGO Action Jackson accessories. All three items are scarce today, particularly when boxed. The Action Jackson Formula Racer had an Aussie cousin, a yet to be formally documented promotional release in BP livery, if you have one I’m buying! The Action Jackson […]